Which is not a feature of Alzheimer disease? (LQ)
|A||Loss of visual spatial skill|
|D||Loss of consciousness|
Loss of consciousness
Clinical Features –
Alzheimer’s disease early feature:
1). Episodic memory loss (It is 1st to be noted)
2). Nominal aphasia (Patient forgets the name)
3). Loss of visual spatial skill
4). Anosognosia (Patient is unaware of his problem)
6). 10% of the patient develop Capgras syndrome.
Extra Edge: The Capgras delusion is a disorder in which a person holds a delusional belief that a friend, spouse, parent or other close family member, has been replaced by an identical-looking impostor. The Capgras delusion is classed as a delusional misidentification syndrome
In the end stage
1). Myoclonic jerks
2). Primitive reflex – sucking, rooting
Causes of disease - Typical disease duration is 8 – 10 years.